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Honorary Director Dr. Laurence Klotz named to Order of Canada
2014-12-27 5:28:39 PM
Dr. Laurence Klotz, urological oncologist, at Sunnybrook Hospital, and honorary member of Prostate Cancer Canada’s board of directors, has been named to the Order of Canada thanks to his leading contributions to the treatment of prostate cancer. 
Not on My Radar: Jim Yarrow's Story
2014-12-24 3:16:38 PM
Jim Yarrow understands the critical importance of early detection because, as he says, “Prostate cancer was not on my radar” when it became an enormous factor in his life.
PCCN support groups mark milestones
2014-12-18 12:26:20 PM
Several PCCN support groups across the country have marked milestones this year including years of service. This month we highlight PCCN Toronto who marked 20 years of service on November 26th at the Toronto Botanical Garden. Many attended who have supported PCCN Toronto’s work over the years. Dr. Padraig Warde, radiation oncologist at Princess Margaret Hospital graciously accepted a special recognition plaque in honour of Dr. John Trachtenberg from the Prostate Centre, University Health Network who played a major role in starting the group.  
Early Detection: A Family Issue
2014-12-16 2:14:19 PM

"I can say with absolute certainty that the PSA test saved my husband’s life."

Ontario-Quebec Support Group Leaders meet in Huntsville
2014-11-12 1:29:15 PM
18 prostate cancer support groups from Ontario and Quebec met together this past weekend in Huntsville, Ontario to network, share best practices and learn about PCC programs that benefit members of support groups and all survivors.
Rabbi Moshe Meirovich's experience with prostate cancer
2014-11-12 10:42:36 AM
It was October 2010. Four biopsies came back positive for prostate cancer. This was a real shock because I had vigilantly monitored my PSA count for several years.
 
"I received the call on my way to catch a flight last June…"
2014-08-29 12:41:46 PM
On the way to the airport, former CFL and NFL star, Todd McMillon, received news that would change his life.
Research Corner - July 2014
2014-07-25 4:16:11 PM
We’re pleased to share some of the important research findings from our PCC-funded researchers. Their discoveries are making a difference in the field of prostate cancer and more outcomes are just around the corner.
James Murphy's Story
2014-07-25 2:52:41 PM
Having a career as a professional athlete, I’m no stranger to tests of endurance, strength, and physical ability. But fighting prostate cancer was a challenge I wasn’t expecting at all.
Young Strong...Hit By Cancer
2014-05-20 11:37:16 AM
"I was in the airport parking lot when my doctor called."
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